To develop a foundation of knowledge, skills and life-long learning by building strength and well-being with families, children and communities.
Children, families and communities are engaged and connected to ensure school readiness for all children.
The following values guide our decision making and program delivery as it applies to children, families and communities and staff of Head Start Birth to Five. We value:
The unique strengths of families and children
Partnerships with families and communities
Work that demonstrates our respect for each child, family, community and employee
A learning environment that is inclusive and developmentally appropriate to the strengths and needs of children and families
Diversity as a community-wide strength
Children will develop and sustain a lifelong desire to learn.
Families will be actively engaged in their child's education and well-being.
Families will increase their personal and financial assets in order to provide a strong, healthy and stable home environment and further develop their connections in the community.
The Program will function as an inclusive community of learners, providing a supportive and encouraging environment.
The Community will provide a safe and healthy, economically viable environment to raise families.